The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 111 112 119
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 16 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.79% 0.61% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.77% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 8
Average salary £33,000 £43,750 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.57% +29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £32,600 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £64,750 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
System Testing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1651 1564 1607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.85% 79.43% 79.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1358 1417
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

System Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Birmingham region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Birmingham

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing.

1 15 (48.39%) ISEB
1 15 (48.39%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (38.71%) Integration Testing
4 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
5 10 (32.26%) Kanban
5 10 (32.26%) Scrum
5 10 (32.26%) Windows
5 10 (32.26%) UML
6 9 (29.03%) Test Scripting
7 8 (25.81%) HP UFT
8 7 (22.58%) Automated Testing
9 5 (16.13%) Finance
9 5 (16.13%) Java
9 5 (16.13%) SQL
9 5 (16.13%) VB
9 5 (16.13%) .NET
9 5 (16.13%) SDLC
10 4 (12.90%) Legacy Data Mapping
10 4 (12.90%) SAP Implementation
10 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Data Mapping
10 4 (12.90%) SAP
10 4 (12.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (12.90%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (12.90%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (12.90%) SAP FI
10 4 (12.90%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (12.90%) AS400
10 4 (12.90%) SAP CO

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) CATIA
2 1 (3.23%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) SAP FI
1 4 (12.90%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (12.90%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.23%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) OLAP
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) HP UFT
2 2 (6.45%) Selenium
2 2 (6.45%) Hudson
3 1 (3.23%) Ranorex
3 1 (3.23%) Mocha
3 1 (3.23%) MSI
3 1 (3.23%) NUnit
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Automotive
2 2 (6.45%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Business Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Business Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Test Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Automated Test Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Team Leader
7 2 (6.45%) Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.45%) Testing Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.68%) CSS
2 3 (9.68%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 3 (9.68%) jQuery
3 2 (6.45%) EDI
4 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (12.90%) AS400
2 2 (6.45%) Derivative
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (38.71%) Integration Testing
4 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
5 10 (32.26%) Kanban
5 10 (32.26%) Scrum
5 10 (32.26%) UML
6 9 (29.03%) Test Scripting
7 7 (22.58%) Automated Testing
8 5 (16.13%) SDLC
9 4 (12.90%) SAP Implementation
9 4 (12.90%) Legacy Data Mapping
9 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Data Mapping
9 4 (12.90%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (9.68%) Release Management
11 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
11 2 (6.45%) CAD
11 2 (6.45%) Project Management
11 2 (6.45%) Application Discovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Java
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
1 5 (16.13%) VB
2 3 (9.68%) VBA
2 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.68%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.45%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) Ruby
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) ISEB
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) Dell
3 1 (3.23%) ATG
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago